News Archive

News published October 2017

National Parks delivering a better environment today and for future generations

national parks plan

Published: 23 October 2017

Larger National Parks and more young people learning in these spectacular landscapes. These are just some of the highlights in a new report published by National Parks England today.

Inspiring young people to care for the New Forest

Priestlands forest John muir

Published: 23 October 2017

Young people today having significantly fewer opportunities for getting outside than the generations before them and spend increasing amounts of time at home online.

New Forest pony owners’ plea to drivers: #add3minutes to your journey for the winter

animal accidents

Published: 23 October 2017

New Forest commoners and organisations are appealing to local drivers to slow down as the clocks go back, to prevent the usual huge rise in animal deaths and injuries in the longer nights.

Explore the Forest’s past, present and future

Discover the Forest’s history through trees at the exhibition at the New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst web version

Published: 18 October 2017

How can trees help us discover the New Forest’s long and fascinating history? And how did a nine year old boy, 800 years ago, help shape the place we know and love today?

Help plant a wildlife space to celebrate a loved one

One of the families who took part in the 2016 family trees event web

Published: 17 October 2017

Families are invited to celebrate a birth, marriage or life of a relative with the planting of a community wildlife space in the New Forest.

National Park Authority clears Ringwood site of illegal caravans

The charles lane site before direct action was taken to clear the land web version

Published: 11 October 2017

Illegal caravans, equipment and a building have finally been cleared from a Ringwood site after the landowner failed to remove them despite being taken to court and fined.

Google Street View launches for New Forest tracks

trekker at hurst castle

Published: 11 October 2017

Miles of the New Forest’s approved off-road paths can now be seen from a new perspective using Google Street View.

Youth Hostel revamp helps visitors understand the Forest

Yha burley launch

Published: 10 October 2017

YHA New Forest, the latest youth hostel to have the magic wand treatment by the leading youth charity, has been declared open by YHA Ambassador and British athlete and adventurer Sarah Outen MBE.

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